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Alexander Surname


Frequency of Alexander in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, ALEXANDER ranked #111 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 193,443 people, or approximately 1 in every 1,395 individuals in the US had this surname in 2000.

Name Rank Count Percent
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(of any
race)
White Black American
Indian/
Alaskan
Native
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
Two
or More
Races
ALEXANDER111193,44360.91%33.22%0.70%0.91%2.05%2.21%
US Top 151,671 269,762,087 69.8% 11.8% 0.7% 3.7% 1.7% 12.3%

Source: "Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000", US Census Bureau.

1990 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, ALEXANDER ranked #96 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 1,176 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

Source: "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990", US Census Bureau.

Alexander Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 3,334 grave(s) with the surname Alexander.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Alexander.

Resource Links for Alexander


Alexander (surname) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander_(surname)

Alexander Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/alexander/

Behind the Name: A [Behind The Name]
The meaning and history of first names.
http://www.surnames.behindthename.com/php/browse.php?letter=a (1 Feb 2011)

Alexander - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexander

Alexander Surname Resource Center [SurnameWeb.org]
http://www.surnameweb.org/Alexander/surnames.htm

Alexander Surname Origin & Family History with Genealogy & Family History Resources [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Alexander surname / last name in this family name dictionary with family history & genealogy resources.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/a/alexander.php (7 Oct 2010)

Alexander Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://www.distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Alexander (21 Aug 2007)


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